The Supreme Court upended two major civil rights laws in recent years, striking down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act and upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action. It’s enough to leave CBC members downbeat about the court’s role in civil rights work - and ready to draft their next steps.
Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement following the kidnapping on April 15 of more than 200 female students by Boko Haram from the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria.
Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement after the killing 22 people, which included 15 tribal chiefs and three members of Doctors Without Borders, in the town of Nanga in the Central African Republic.
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued the statement below regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) consent order requiring AllenCo Energy Inc. to make improvements at its oil and gas pumping facility in University Park.
Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement released the following statement after the Export–Import Bank sent proposed reauthorization legislation to Congress calling for a five year extension and an increase in the Bank’s exposure limit.
Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement condemning the attacks yesterday on UN peackeepers in South Sudan:
Representative Paul Ryan and House Republicans today took the poorly thought out ideas of previous Republican budget proposals and somehow managed to make them worse.
Readout of Workforce Development Visit by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx & Rep. Karen Bass
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calf.) visited L.A. Trade Tech College (LATTC) on Friday, March 21, visiting with students and faculty.
Representative Karen Bass, State Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Culver City) and Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer will join members of the community to share information about new laws and services impacting formerly incarcerated people and their families.
Rep. Karen Bass released the statement below following President Obama’s announcement of the “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative.